- Jan 22, 2005
Durban nurses accused of going on spending spree with dead patient’s business bank card (iol.co.za)
DURBAN – Two male nurses are due to appear in court today after they were found in possession of personal items of deceased patients.
According to the police, both men are employed at private hospitals, one in Berea and the other in Umhlanga,
KwaZulu-Natal SAPS spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbele said a businessman tipped police off after noticing that money was being used from a joint business account, he shared with his business partner who had been admitted to hospital.
"According to the complainant, he noticed that his partner's card was being used while he lay in hospital.
“The card was still used even after he passed away," Mbele said.